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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Ana, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Ana...

Santa Ana is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 324528 people. The water temperature around Santa Ana has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santa Ana is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Santa Ana?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Santa Ana is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santa Ana. The closest one is 56th St , which is just 9.6km (6miles) away from Santa Ana. Click here for more information on 56th St and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Santa Ana are Newport beach, which is 9.6km (6miles) away, and Newport Beach River Jetties, located ca 9.7km (6miles) from Santa Ana.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Santa Ana?

There are more beautiful beaches near to Santa Ana. The nearest one is Orange County, which is only 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Santa Ana. Another good beach near Santa Ana is Del Mar City Beach, which is roughly 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Santa Ana?

The sea temperature around Santa Ana is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Santa Ana?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Santa Ana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa Ana...

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